The Tellico Plains Lions Club and
the Cherokee Women's Club of Tellico Plains have partnered to have a pancake breakfast along with
a free diabetes screening and blood pressure testing on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at
the Nut 'n Fancy Restaurant in Tellico Plains. The pancake breakfast is free to those who
are screened for diabetes and blood pressure testing and one non-screened guest per person who
comes for breakfast will pay a nominal charge of $1.00. If you are going to be screened for
diabetes, please do not eat or drink anything other than water after midnight on Friday evening.
There will also be a raffle for gift certificates. For info, contact Bill Granger, Tellico Plains
Lions Club president at 423-253-3138.
Etowah resident and local
author, Frances Brown Dorward, will be at The Bookshelf on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. to sign copies of her new book, "Uprooted," a novel about a family who was displaced by the
building of the Tellico Dam. Frances is well known in the area for her first book, "Dam
Greed." The Bookshelf is at 108 Scott St. in Old Downtown Tellico Plains. Call
423-253-3183 for more info.
Happy birthday to Debbie Belcher, Kim
Miller, Katelyn Gourley, Bertha Bivens, Cody Graves, Hannah Dalton, Susie Tallent, Diane Wall and
Harold Hawkins Jr.
Get well wishes go to Reba Williams, Betty
Cheeks, Sam Belcher, Faye Torbett, O.R. "Red" Young, Sue Young, Susie Moser, Otis Young,
Molly Gray, Mammie Belcher, Wail Dalton, Thelma Matoy, JoAnn Queen, Boyd Rodgers, Emma Best,
Wayne Lynn, Charlotte Duncan, Sharon West, Justine Williams, Margaret Wall, Virgil
Tipton, Faye McDaniel, Gladys Best and Patsy Long.
Sympathy is extended to the familes of Rhoda Bell Shell, Janila Jane Burgess, and Delade Devo
Kenneth Gay will sing old gospel music and Christmas
gospel songs, for the Tellico Plains, Candlelight Walk on Dec. 1, at D &D Antiques on Scott
Street, in Tellico. The music starts around 4 p.m. until the evening. Rebecca Furniss will
join Kenneth sometime in the evening, as she walks around Tellico as itinerant fiddler for the
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